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Thank for your interest in working with us at the General Pharmaceutical Council. When we have vacancies available, we will advertise them on this page.

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Procurement Manager

Job Description: Procurement Manager - JD.pdf
Further Information:

We’re the independent regulator for pharmacy in Great Britain. It’s our remit to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of people who use pharmacy services, by upholding standards and maintaining public trust in these services in England, Scotland and Wales.

 

This is a key role managing procurement and purchasing activities throughout GPhC. We are looking for a ‘stand out’ professional who will maintain and implement the internal procurement policy throughout the organisation and ensure that it meets its needs/requirements and, where appropriate, will take action to ensure compliance with the policy guidelines laid down.  You will also help to develop ongoing and productive supplier partnership policies which will flourish as a result of effective liaison with the proprietors/managers of those suppliers.  Overall you will assist with the development and maintenance of a robust procurement infrastructure that ensures there is a capacity to deliver a service that meets key performance indicators, whilst also leading on new initiative projects – the end goal being value for money!

 

You will be a graduate (or equivalent) and have acquired full membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply. You should also have experience in procuring a range of commodities – ideally including professional services, IT, facilities management and general office services, in the public and private sectors. The GPhC is required to comply with EU Procurement directives and UK Public Contract Regulations therefore the successful candidate must have relevant public sector experience.  You will also have excellent communication and influencing skills together with an innate ability to negotiate!

 

If you have the required skills and qualifications for this key role we would like to hear from you!  In return, you can expect a rewarding work environment plus a benefits package that includes 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, interest-free season ticket loan and eligibility to join the NHS Pension Scheme (after completion of three months service), Private health care, subsidised staff restaurant, life insurance plus other competitive benefits.

 

If you feel you have the experience and skills for this role please send your CV and covering letter to: jobs@pharmacyregulation.org

 

The closing date for this role is 2 August 2015.  Interviews will be held on 11 August 2015.

“The General Pharmaceutical Council is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.”

Deadline for Application: 2 August 2015
Interview Date: 11 August 2015

Paralegal

Further Information:

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is the independent regulator for pharmacy in Great Britain and aims to protect and promote the interests of those who use pharmacy services.  The GPhC is now looking to recruit a Paralegal to join its Professionals Regulation (Fitness to Practise) Team, a Team within the Council’s Inspection and Fitness to Practise Directorate. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience to progress a career in law.

 

As a Paralegal your role will be to provide support and assistance to the team with fitness to practise investigations to progress and conclude cases to a high standard in an efficient and effective manner. Working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, you will be responsible for running your own case load from the investigation stage to final hearing. Your role will require you to conduct a thorough investigation and make a recommendation as to the future progress of the case. In addition you will support advocates in the team with the preparation of cases for presentation before the Council’s statutory committees and on occasion act as the advocate yourself. Your work will involve analysing concerns, undertaking investigation planning, interviewing witnesses, drafting witness statements, drafting allegations, producing schedules of documents and liaising with registrants and their representatives. You will be required to maintain up to date knowledge of developments in the professional regulatory field.

 

Of graduate calibre (or equivalent), you will need to demonstrate the ability to understand and interpret complex legislation, be able to work on your own initiative as well as build effective working relationships and prioritise a high volume of work.  A legal background is desirable.

 

In return, you can expect a rewarding work environment plus a benefits package that includes 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, interest-free season ticket loan and eligibility to join the NHS Pension Scheme (after completion of three months service), Private health care, subsidised staff restaurant, life insurance plus other competitive benefits.

 

If you feel you have the experience and skills for this role please send your CV and covering letter to: jobs@pharmacyregulation.org

 

The closing date for this role is Wednesday 29th July 2015. Interviews to be held on Friday 7th August.

 

“The General Pharmaceutical Council is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.”

Deadline for Application: Wednesday 29 July 2015
Interview Date: Friday 7 August 2015